The median annual salary for a IT Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Business Analyst
UK
Rank 657 569 644
Rank change year-on-year -88 +75  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 208 405 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 178 355 295
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst.

Salary trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 201 £47,500 -9.52% 28
London -51 85 £60,000 - 9
South East +31 31 £41,250 -12.23% 8
Yorkshire +41 26 £31,750 -29.44% 2
East of England +10 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire +22 16 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Leeds +23 15 £27,500 -38.88% 1
North West -36 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hampshire +29 10 £31,500 -31.89% 1
North Yorkshire +15 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £47,500 +5.55%
City of London +2 10 £51,250 -18.00% 3
West Midlands +11 9 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Harrogate - 9 £50,000 -
South West +16 8 £41,050 +9.46% 1
Surrey +57 7 £52,500 -6.66% 4
North East - 6 £34,500 -
Durham - 6 £34,500 -
Scotland +14 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Suffolk +31 4 £42,250 -6.11% 1
Berkshire +10 4 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Farnborough +3 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Redhill - 4 £46,250 - 1
Glasgow +23 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Coventry +17 3 £38,500 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Southampton +15 3 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Staffordshire +13 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham +7 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 267 (56.09%) Business Analysis
2 187 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (31.93%) Finance
4 109 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (20.59%) Project Management
6 95 (19.96%) Retail
7 78 (16.39%) Banking
8 76 (15.97%) Degree
8 76 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
9 69 (14.50%) Waterfall
10 62 (13.03%) ISEB
11 57 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 55 (11.55%) Scrum
13 54 (11.34%) Use Case
13 54 (11.34%) SDLC
14 46 (9.66%) Legal
15 45 (9.45%) Marketing
16 44 (9.24%) SQL
17 40 (8.40%) UML
17 40 (8.40%) CRM
17 40 (8.40%) Change Management
18 39 (8.19%) Process Improvement
19 37 (7.77%) E-Commerce
20 35 (7.35%) PRINCE2
20 35 (7.35%) Business Process Modelling
21 34 (7.14%) QA
22 31 (6.51%) User Stories
23 28 (5.88%) MS Excel
23 28 (5.88%) Microsoft
24 27 (5.67%) ERP

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.63%) Confluence
3 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.21%) CMS
4 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.99%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.78%) MS Office
4 10 (2.10%) MS Project
5 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.63%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.63%) Kondor
2 3 (0.63%) Orchestrade
2 3 (0.63%) Summit
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.05%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.21%) Internet
1 1 (0.21%) LAN
1 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.21%) WAN
1 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.05%) Big Data
3 5 (1.05%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) QlikView
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.21%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (1.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 152 (31.93%) Finance
2 95 (19.96%) Retail
3 78 (16.39%) Banking
4 46 (9.66%) Legal
5 45 (9.45%) Marketing
6 27 (5.67%) Private Banking
7 24 (5.04%) Front Office
8 18 (3.78%) Investment Banking
9 17 (3.57%) Law
10 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
11 11 (2.31%) Back Office
12 7 (1.47%) French Language
12 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.63%) Automotive
14 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.63%) Games
14 3 (0.63%) German Language
14 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.31%) .NET
2 6 (1.26%) XML
3 3 (0.63%) EDI
4 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.78%) Online Banking
3 16 (3.36%) iPad
3 16 (3.36%) User Experience
4 14 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.10%) FMCG
8 9 (1.89%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.68%) Fintech
9 8 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.68%) NHS
10 7 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.47%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.47%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.05%) EPoS
12 4 (0.84%) Equities
12 4 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.47%) Windows
2 5 (1.05%) Unix
3 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.21%) Android
4 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (56.09%) Business Analysis
2 187 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (20.59%) Project Management
5 69 (14.50%) Waterfall
6 57 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 55 (11.55%) Scrum
8 54 (11.34%) SDLC
8 54 (11.34%) Use Case
9 40 (8.40%) Change Management
9 40 (8.40%) CRM
9 40 (8.40%) UML
10 39 (8.19%) Process Improvement
11 37 (7.77%) E-Commerce
12 35 (7.35%) Business Process Modelling
12 35 (7.35%) PRINCE2
13 31 (6.51%) User Stories
14 27 (5.67%) ERP
15 26 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (5.46%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.24%) SQL
2 6 (1.26%) C#
3 2 (0.42%) Java
4 1 (0.21%) PHP
4 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (15.97%) Degree
2 62 (13.03%) ISEB
3 7 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.05%) APMP
4 5 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (1.05%) PMP
5 4 (0.84%) IIBA
6 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.42%) APMG
7 2 (0.42%) CBAP
7 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.14%) QA
2 15 (3.15%) MiFID
3 9 (1.89%) FATCA
3 9 (1.89%) PMO
4 4 (0.84%) Basel II
4 4 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.63%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) COREP
6 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) FINREP
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.78%) Oracle
3 17 (3.57%) SAP
4 9 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.68%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.84%) Calypso
6 4 (0.84%) Cognos
6 4 (0.84%) Fidessa
6 4 (0.84%) HP
6 4 (0.84%) Reuters
7 3 (0.63%) Murex
7 3 (0.63%) SunGard
7 3 (0.63%) Wallstreet Suite
8 2 (0.42%) Charles River
8 2 (0.42%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.21%) Casewise
9 1 (0.21%) iManage
9 1 (0.21%) Marketo
9 1 (0.21%) Retek
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £46000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £51000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computershare Investor Services
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 days ago
Weybridge
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
GTA
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSP Worldwide
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 15 days ago